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Decision Making in Managing Excess Gingival Display

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Clinicians can choose various treatments for managing gummy smile, and etiology will help determine which approach is best indicated.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the prevalence of excess gingival display (EGD) and appropriate treatment modalities.
  2. List possible etiologies for EGD, and why establishing etiology is clinically important.
  3. Explain lip management techniques that can be used to reduce the appearance of EGD.

This course was issued in the June 2018 issue and expires 6/30/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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